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Crunchy Granola

Crunchy Granola

For those who have a higher carb allowance, here's a whole-grain granola to eat for breakfast or snacks. This recipe is comparable to some of the commercial granolas on the market, but still lower in carbs than a few of the brands. Sometimes it's easier just to make your own rather than search for the brands with the least amount of sugar and the most fiber.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups regular oats
  • 1 cup wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 250°.

2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Combine sweetener, oil, juice, and honey. Pour over dry mixture, stirring well to coat. Spoon mixture onto a jelly roll pan; spread evenly. Bake at 250° for 45 minutes.

3. Stir in almonds and coconut; bake an additional 30 minutes. Cool; stir in raisins. Store in an airtight container.

carbo rating: 32

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 325
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 15.4g
  • Saturated fat: 2.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 10.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 38.9g
  • Fiber: 6.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 127mg
  • Calcium: 50mg
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